Can a city be healthy? Or, more specifically, can a city be healthy for women? Apparently yes, according to Women's Health
's fourth annual Healthiest Cities for Women ranking
's research team compiled data on 38 measures of health and well being, including access to medical care, cancer rates, obesity rates and longevity. The team also looked at lifestyle factors -- everything from nutrition to unemployment to happiness and fitness -- by using survey responses from places like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Census and the American Cancer Society. Once they established an overall health score, each city was ranked. While many of the cities that made the top ten have been healthy for years, there were three newcomers: Madison, Burlington and Portland.....
Healthiest Cities For Women